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Free engineering tools, references and news for structural and stress engineers. Almost everything here is free to use and download. 

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  • references to books for stress analysis, fatigue, dynamics, etc. 
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  • free software download on the toolkit
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From Aviation Week & Space Technology
May 3rd
Emirates President Tim Clark sees government interference as the biggest obstacle to continued growth for the world’s airlines. read more
May 3rd
Israel counters naval threats with advanced defense systems As regional hostilities spill into the Mediterranean, Israel’s navy adds sophisticated anti-missile defense systems. r...
May 3rd
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May 3rd
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May 3rd
U.S. Army seeks microUAS to extend squad awareness Development of pocket-sized UAS attracts Army interest for the benefits it could provide to squad intel. read more
May 3rd
Aviation Week pilots documented the progression of jet-powered aircraft in commercial transport with reports appearing as early as a two-part evaluation of the Boeing 707 in 1958. The pilots flew both new aircraft types and derivatives of existing transpo...
From FlightGlobal
April 29th
American Airlines could begin returning Airbus A319s to lessors in 2017, widening the small narrowbody gap in its mainline fleet.
April 29th
Delta Air Lines has ordered 37 more Airbus A321s, disclosing the deal a day after it committed to 125 Bombardier CS100s.
April 28th
Delta Air Lines has signed a firm agreement to buy 75 CS100s and take options on another 50 of the 110-seat aircraft in a major victory for Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
April 26th
Transavia will by June decide on its future fleet size and the programme for establishing additional European bases.
April 22nd
IAG is examining the feasibility of allocating a small fleet of Airbus A380s to its Spanish division Iberia and possibly an aircraft with its recently acquired Irish arm Aer Lingus.
April 15th
A six-year-long, on-again-off-again courtship of Delta Air Lines by a series of Bombardier sales teams appears to be nearing a final consummation, with the SkyTeam carrier reportedly poised to sign deals for up to 125 CSeries aircraft.



  • Two new links on the LINKS page, to AeroStudents and to Engineers Edge add more reference material and on line calculators of a broad range of engineering topics.

  • Free program for digitizing curves - CurveSnap, added to Programs page and link to on line curve digitizing site

  • Spreadsheet  on Spreadsheets page for extracting SPC loads from NASTRAN f06 output file

  • Link to MIL SPECS and more specifications, handbooks, on EverySpec  at LINKS page

  • New spreadsheets: stress-strain curve for non linear stress analysis and Neuber Plasticity correction using Ramberg&Osgood material curve added to the Spreadsheets page

  • Link to all regulations and specifications, from EASA, on the Regulations - Aircraft page  

  • New page:  CAD Programs with links for download, free, CAD Programs for 2D and 3D

  • New page:  Compilers with links for download, free, compilers for the most used programs for engineering and research.

  • New link on Links page to NASA site with NASA and NACA Technical reports for downloading.



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